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1. thermoplastic

noun. ['ˌθɝːməˈplæstɪk'] a material that softens when heated and hardens again when cooled.

Synonyms

  • thermoplastic resin
  • celluloid
  • saran

Antonyms

  • inelastic
  • destructive
  • natural

Etymology

  • plastic (English)
  • plasticus (Latin)
  • thermo- (English)
  • θερμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word thermoplastic-resin


1. Noun Phrase
Some Titleist balls, for example, use thermoplastic resins called ionomers.

2. Noun Phrase
Polythene terephthalate (PET) is an inexpensive thermoplastic resin manufactured in both an amorphous and semicrystalline form.

3. Noun Phrase
Hot glue is a thermoplastic resin rather than a solvent-based adhesive, and softens upon exposure to heat.

4. Noun Phrase
It is a commonly-used thermoplastic resin made from natural gas or obtained through refining petroleum.

2. resin

noun. ['ˈrɛzən, ˈrɛzɪn'] any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules.

Synonyms

  • rosin
  • organic compound
  • Malabar kino
  • natural resin
  • kino gum
  • synthetic resin

Etymology

  • résine (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • resina (Latin)
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